Asset Protection Manager in Denver, CO at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

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Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, Advance Auto Parts, Inc., the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, serves both the professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. Advance operates over 5,200 stores, over 100 Worldpac branches and serves approximately 1,300 independently owned Carquest branded stores in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada. Advance employs approximately 74,000 Team Members. Advance Auto Parts works hard to create an environment of honesty, integrity, mutual trust and dedication. Since our founding by Arthur Taubman in 1932, these values haven’t changed.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class

SUMMARY:

The Regional Asset Protection Manager is responsible for directing and coordinating all Asset Protection efforts to achieve maximum effectiveness in controlling loss within their assigned market of approximately 350 stores. They are held accountable for all investigations, controllable lines of shrink, cost of risk, training and assessments to ensure operational and procedural compliance. Covering over 350+ stores in the West Region: CA, WA, OR, CO, WY, MT, UT, NV, ND and AZ. The ideal candidate can reside in any of these States.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiate, manage and document all investigations relating to internal theft, external theft, fraud and policy violations
  • Manage activity of the AP team in the region to include investigations, audits, store visits, and other duties as assigned
  • Work with business partners to execute programs which support areas of Inventory Excellence
  • Conduct face-to-face and/or telephone interviews with associates suspected of internal theft, fraud or policy violations
  • Maintain and track inventory numbers for each store in assigned area, pursue trends in shrinkage and devise improvement strategies in partnership with the Regional and District Leaders
  • Perform comprehensive audits of assigned region to analyze business operations and ensure policy and procedural compliance
  • Manage Shrink in partnership with the Regional, District and Store Managers
  • Conduct Regional, District and Store level loss prevention training both in person or via telephone
  • Participate in Regional and District visits and calls as necessary, to strengthen partnerships and improve the overall awareness of the company shortage reduction program
  • Utilize XBR exception based reporting software to identify areas of loss or exposure within the company
  • Assist in coordination of physical security programs (alarms, CCTV, safes, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge of excepted internal investigation processes and methodologies in a retail environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Must be self-motivated with highly-effective time management skills
  • Must have solid conflict management skills with the ability to work alone in stressful situations
  • Must have proficient project planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities in order to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5 to7 years of loss prevention experience in a specialty retail environment
  • 3+ years of multi-unit experience
  • Ability to pass an extensive background check
  • Ability to work nights, evenings and weekends appropriate to retail business needs
  • Certified in Wicklander/Zulawski methodologies on interview and interrogation techniques

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or three years multi-unit related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Up to 60% overnight travel may be required in order to complete the requirements associated with this position